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Unredacter Challenge: Shawn A.'s Solution

Challenge Accepted! We asked the security community to take Unredacter to the next level by decoding our secret blurred message. Watch as Shawn A. showcases his solution.

We asked you to take our Unredacter Challenge, in which we asked you to get creative and devise a way to solve our blurred secret message! Following the excitement around Dan Petro solving JumpsecLab's original pixelated challenge, we were amazed with the submissions we received. Watch as Shawn A. of Optiv and one of our Unredacter Challenge winners showcases his solution.

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About the author, Dan Petro

Senior Security Engineer

As a senior security engineer for the Bishop Fox Capability Development team, Dan builds hacker tools, focusing on attack surface discovery. Dan has extensive experience with application penetration testing (static and dynamic), product security reviews, network penetration testing (external and internal), and cryptographic analysis. He has presented at several Black Hats and DEF CONs on topics such as hacking smart safes, hijacking Google Chromecasts, and weaponizing AI. Dan holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Computer Science from Arizona State University.

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